technics

Target practice with Relays and Keys (anti-aircraft computer built from telephone relays). Advertisement. 1945. Bell Telephone Laboratories. From Popular Science.

Carl Schmitt and Technology: An Interview with John McCormick (Episode 8)

John P. McCormick, author of Carl Schmitt's Critique of Liberalism: Against Politics as Technology, discusses renowned political theorist and fascist Carl Schmitt's troubling critique of liberal politics. We also discuss technology, Martin Heidegger, the Weimar Republic, Catholicism, Marxism, and why climate change can't be solved by a czar.

Animal Media with Parikka and Benson (Episode 3)

In this episode dedicated to animals and media, historian Etienne Benson discusses the electronic surveillance of wildlife and media theorist Jussi Parikka talks about insects as technology. We also chat about animal studies, surveillance, biopolitics, Deleuze & Guattari, and why tracking technology isn't so creepy.

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